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Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, March 25, 2021      1:15pm  (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service and Ottawa Fire Services remain on scene at a Renaud Road address where a cannabis grow operation and clandestine laboratory was discovered earlier this week.
On March 23 rd , Ottawa Police and Ottawa Fire responded to a structure fire in the 5000 block of Renaud Road at 8:55am. Initial assessment of the location indicates that...

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Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 25, 2021      11:45am
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a targeted shooting. 
At approximately 6:15pm on March 24 th , frontline patrol officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 1-100 block of San Remo Private, where a bullet had caused damage to a house.  Responding officers found shell casings on site. No one was injured.
Investigators would...

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Posted On Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Cst. Satara Stephens developed discipline to do drill movements in the ArmyI spent ten years in the Army before joining the Ottawa Police in 2019. That’s what helped me develop the discipline you need to do drill movements correctly. At the Ontario Police College (OPC) I was the drill leader for my class’ police training. For 13 weeks, I called out the drill commands and was responsible to the instructors for our dress and deportment. I decided to compete for the position of Sergeant Major, who leads the entire school of officers at our graduation....
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Posted On Wednesday, March 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, March 24, 2021     3:47pm (Ottawa) – Two Ottawa drivers are facing Stunt driving charges after speeding in excess of 50 km/h on a city street.
At 10am on March 23 rd , an Ottawa Police Traffic officer witnessed two cars traveling at a high rate of speed on Heron Road.
“The radar registered them driving 118 and 115 km/h in a 60 km/hr zone,” said Cst. Jeff Shields. “The excessive speed, the fact...

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Posted On Wednesday, March 24, 2021

OPS Motorcycle Safety-2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 24, 2021    1:58pm  (Ottawa) – Ottawa Police Service motorcycle officers are reminding fellow riders to be aware of spring riding safety.
“With warmer weather, more motorcycle riders are on our roads and spring riding has its own particular hazards and dangers,” says Constable Sean Ralph. “When getting your bike back on the road, please keep safety and potential hazards top of mind.”
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